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Power cut hits hundreds of properties in Sheffield 

A power cut has hit more than 400 properties in Sheffield and Worksop this evening.   The Northern Powergrid said the outage has affected 405 homes in the S25 and S81 areas, which includes Maltby, Dinnington, Thurcroft and Anston.  READ MORE: Support...

Friday, 21:36 in Yorkshire & Humber

Norovirus health alert issued by Sheffield hospital bosses as number of cases confirmed on wards 

Hospital bosses have issued a public health alert about Norovirus after confirming a number of patients are being treated for the winter bug on wards in Sheffield.  Friends and relatives are being advised to avoid visiting hospitals in Sheffield if...

Friday, 19:45 in Yorkshire & Humber

Murderer on the run for two weeks finally caught by Sheffield police

A murderer who was on the run for two weeks has finally been caught by police on the streets of Sheffield.  Details of the capture have only just been posted by officers onto social media but they have not provided details about who the convicted...

Friday, 19:14 in Yorkshire & Humber

Police urge people to refrain from making inappropriate comments online over baby murder investigation in...

Members of the public are being urged to refrain from making inappropriate comments online in relation to a murder investigation following the death of a baby. The nine-week-old baby boy went into cardiac arrest at his home in Great Houghton last...

Friday, 19:14 in Yorkshire & Humber

Armed gang steal gold jewellery after threatening terrified Doncaster residents in two homes 

An armed gang stole a large amount of gold jewellery after threatening terrified residents inside their own homes.   Detectives are today hunting the gang after two separate raids on properties in Doncaster within a matter of days.  Four men with...

Friday, 16:50 in Yorkshire & Humber

Potential closure of Sheffield club made famous in The Full Monty described as a huge loss 

The potential closure of a working men’s club – which earned global fame as the home of The Full Monty – has been described as a huge loss by Star readers. Shiregreen Club was the setting for the big reveal in the hit 90s movie about a group of...

Friday, 15:56 in Yorkshire & Humber

Police warn fans to expect delays getting into Sheffield Wednesday v Rotherham United match tomorrow - this...

Fans attending the eagerly anticipated Sheffield Wednesday v Rotherham United game tomorrow are being warred to expect delays when getting into the stadium.  South Yorkshire Police said there will be ‘enhanced searches’ at Hillsborough Stadium to...

Friday, 15:56 in Yorkshire & Humber

May start date planned for training sessions at Doncaster’s proposed film studio

The first training courses at a planned Doncaster film studio could start in less than six months, say bosses. Alistair Maclean-Clark, managing director at 360 Degrees Media, which is behind the planned film studio and college at High Meltin, has...

Friday, 13:28 in Yorkshire & Humber

Why these two Yorkshire towns have been voted the worst places to live in the UK

Two Yorkshire towns have been named in the top ten worst towns and cities to live in England, with "horrible" Huddersfield topping the list. The West Yorkshire town received 50 per cent more votes than the town in the second spot, and was...

Friday, 12:19 in Yorkshire & Humber

Residents’ anger as bank takes five weeks to fix cash machine – too late for town’s biggest night of the year

Residents in Bawtry are angry that a major bank took five weeks to fix its cash machine – meaning it was down for the shops’ biggest night of the year. It was the latest blow for the town which is already without a full time post office since the...

Friday, 09:24 in Yorkshire & Humber

Police knock on doors of Doncaster truants in latest crackdown on school absences – police column

Some households in Doncaster had a knock on the door this week from our officers – because their children were not at school, writes Insp Lynne Lancaster. My officers were out with communities teams from Doncaster Council and educational welfare...

Friday, 08:31 in Yorkshire & Humber

Doncaster park to host Christmas fayre and first Santa Dash this weekend

A Doncaster park and playing field is to host a Christmas fayre and its first ever Santa Dash this weekend. The Friends of Barnsley Road Playing Field have organised the event which will take place at the field off Barnsley Road in Scawsby on Sunday....

Friday, 08:10 in Yorkshire & Humber

Buzzcocks singer Pete Shelley dies, say reports 

Pete Shelley, lead singer of punk rock band Buzzcocks, has died at 63 of a suspected heart attack, according to reports.  The band are best known for their hit, Ever Fallen in Love (With Someone You Shouldn't've). READ MORE: Support for call to jazz...

Thursday, 23:32 in Yorkshire & Humber

Buzzcocks co-founder and punk pioneer Pete Shelley dies aged 63

Pete Shelley, the co-founder and former lead singer of influential British punk band the Buzzcocks, has died at the age of 63. It is suspected that he suffered a heart attack. The band are best known for their 1978 hit Ever Fallen in Love (With...

Thursday, 23:32 in Yorkshire & Humber

Giant bee sculpture unveiled in memory of Sheffield woman Kelly Brewster killed in Manchester terror attack 

A giant bee sculpture has been unveiled at Sheffield's Meadowhall Shopping Centre in memory of Kelly Brewster who was killed in the Manchester Arena terror attack. The 32-year-old, of Arbourthorne, was among 22 people killed in the attack at the...

Thursday, 21:49 in Yorkshire & Humber

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